Snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis)
Snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis)Snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis)

Snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis)

Item #: 692765
Availability: SOLD OUT for Spring 2014.
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Early spring-flowering bulb
Description: Delicate white, bell-like flowers bloom within each clump of grass-like foliage
Habit: 4 to 6 inches tall
Culture: Plant 4 inches deep in a good garden loam; prefers sun or partial shade; clusters of 8 to 20 bulbs look best
Hardiness: USDA Zones 3 through 8.
Origin: Europe, Caucasus
Attributes: Deer resistant
Jefferson documented
5 bulbs per bag.

Snowdrops were called “bulbous violets” in the herbals of Parkinson (1629) and Gerard (1597), and were described by Theophrastus before 300 BC as growing wild in Greece. The species is native from the Caucasus across Europe to the Pyrenees. Snowdrops were introduced into Britain by the fifteenth century, and were grown in America by the time of the Revolution. Bernard McMahon sold both single and double forms. Jefferson’s granddaughter, Ellen Randolph, wrote to him in 1808 offering some of her Snowdrops to be sent to Monticello.
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